Obama's spending doesn't jibe with income concerns

2014-02-20T00:00:00Z 2014-02-24T16:39:06Z Obama's spending doesn't jibe with income concerns nwitimes.com
February 20, 2014 12:00 am

President Barack Obama keeps claiming to be so concerned about the middle class and income inequality. It was reported his 17-day vacation to Hawaii cost the taxpayers more than $4 million. He will probably spend more than $100 million on trips and vacations for him and his family during his eight years as president.

If the average middle class taxpayer had $4 million, he could probably go on vacation for the rest of his life. But then, who would pay for Obama's extravagant lifestyle?

- Jim Marrant, Calumet City

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